Well, it was fun — or perhaps the more appropriate word is interesting — while it lasted.

After 10 days, the Mooch is loose. Late-night comic Stephen Colbert paid tribute to unofficial White House staffer Anthony Scaramucci, whose start date was actually weeks after he was booted from his role as White House communications director. Rate Colbert's song, and the rest of our top picks, in Punchlines, above.

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